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Lynd is a city in Lyon County, in the Marshall metro area.
The community was named for James Lynd, fur trader killed in Sioux uprising in 1862
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Lynd. For links to other places called Lynd, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lynd is 44.386N. The longitude is -95.89W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,319 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 349.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lynd demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lyon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56157 ZIP code.
35% of Lynd residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lynd ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lynd was $15,026, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Lynd residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lynd, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $721.
Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lynd political report.
The average commute time for Lynd workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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